Music Books & Training Materials
All You Need to Know About the Music Business: The definitive, essential guide to the music industry.
The Quincy Jones Legacy Series: essential reading for aspiring producers and artists everywhere.
The Bruce Swedien Recording Method: is an incredibly timely and timeless reference for anyone interested in capturing and mixing the best possible music recordings. From the Michael Jackson albums to many Quincy Jones hits.
Rick Rubin In the Studio: Rubin has made one thing crystal clear: the records he produces are sonically and stylistically beyond reproach. MTV has called Rubin “the most important producer of the last 20 years.
Music Producers: A collection of 24 conversations with today’s top record makers, from the editors of Mix recording magazine. The record makers include Daniel Lanois, Rick Rubin, Kevin Killen and Tom Lord-Alge.
The Art of Producing: lays out a specific process for producing a music project from start to finish. Throughout the book, the reader will acquire specific skills and techniques for producing a high-quality production.
The Pensado Papers: On his top-rated YouTube show, Pensados Place, first-call mixing engineer Dave Pensado (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Michael Jackson, and more!
Pro Tools 101: Learn Pro Tools the way the pros do. Pro Tools 101: An Introduction to Pro Tools 10 is the official training package used in first-level certification courses for Pro Tools operators.
Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro X: Professional Music Production: this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and polish music files with Apple’s professional audio software.
The Chord Wheel: The Ultimate Tool for All Musicians: Master chord theory … in minutes! The Chord Wheel is a revolutionary device that puts the most essential and practical applications of chord theory into your hands.
Singing for the Stars: A Complete Program for Training Your Voice (Book & 2 CD’s): What do Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole and hundreds of other professionals have in common? They all study voice with Hollywood’s leading vocal coach, Seth Riggs.
The Bruce Swedien Recording Method: is an incredibly timely and timeless reference for anyone interested in capturing and mixing the best possible music recordings. From the Michael Jackson albums to Quincy Jones hits, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Natalie Cole, Bruce Sweden’s impact on popular music has been undeniable.
In the Studio with Michael Jackson: No one was closer to Michael Jackson at the height of his creative powers than Bruce Swedien, the five-time Grammy winner who, with Jackson and producer Quincy Jones.
Behind the Glass Vol I: 37 of the worldÕs top record producers share their creative secrets and hit-making techniques – from the practical to the artistic. George Martin reveals the technical and musical challenges of working with The Beatles, while Phil Ramone, producer for such artists as Billy Joel, discusses studio wall treatments. Offering real-world advice on everything from mics to mixing to coaching a nervous singer, producers interviewed include Arif Mardin (Aretha Franklin), Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Alan Parsons (Pink Floyd) and more.
Behind the Glass Vol II: interviews with the world’s top record producers and engineers, sharing their creative secrets and hit-making techniques from the practical to the artistic. In these pages you’ll find Daniel Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan) discussing the future of digital recording; T-Bone Burnett (Robert Plant and Alison Krauss) Hugh Padgham (Police, Genesis) analyzing the state of the business today. Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse), Gus Dudgeon (Elton John),Bruce Swedien (Michael Jackson), Rodney Jerkins (Mary J. Blige), Simon Climie (Eric Clapton).
Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio: Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world’s most successful producers.
The Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production: unique approach to mixing gives you a visual representation of the dynamics of the sounds involved in creating a musical mix.
Adult All-In-One Course: is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course in a all-in-on format.
Keyboard Chord Chart: Now you can have over 100 of the most useful chords right at your fingertips. This chart gives you all the basic chords in every key.
Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences: Scale, chord, arpeggio and cadence studies in all major and minor keys presented in a convenient two-page format.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Theory: breaks down a difficult subject in a simple way—even for those who think they have no rhythm or consider themselves tone deaf. With clear, concise language.
Guitar Aerobics: A 52-Week, One-lick-per-day Workout Program for Developing, Improving and Maintaining Guitar Technique including alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, string bending, and rhythm guitar.
The Craft & Business of Songwriting: John Braheny teaches you the craft of songwriting and then goes behind the scenes of the music business to unearth insider secrets that will make your songs stand out.
The Ultimate Guitar Chord Chart: This handy booklet includes 120 of the most commonly used chords, as well as information on chord theory and easy-reference diagrams.
Pocket Music Theory: this handy pocket-sized book is the most contemporary music theory book on the market! A step-by-step guide to harmony and theory for every musician.
Piano & Keyboard
Piano Scales, Chords & Arpeggios Lessons with Elements of Basic Music Theory: Fun, Step-By-Step Guide for Beginner to Advanced Level with 140 step-by-step lessons (for beginner to advanced levels) and 30 streaming videos that are designed to be interactive, engaging and fun.
Guitar Mastery Simplified: Would you like to know how to play the guitar like a guitar master and eliminate any disbeliefs that have been holding you back from truly mastering the guitar?
Joe Satriani Guitar Secrets: Learn guitar tips, tricks and secrets with this collection of 41 private lessons from Satriani’s famous columns from Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine – Book/CD Edition.
Jam with Joe Satriani: This book/CD pack lets you learn 8 fantastic Satch tracks note for note, then jam with a professional session band!
Joe Satriani – Legendary Licks(Book/CD): contains note-for-note transcriptions and detailed performance notes on how to play a multitude of classic licks, fills, riffs, and solos complete with recorded demonstrations of each exercise and gear setup tips.
Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir: Satriani and coauthor, music biographer Jake Brown, take fans on their first authorized tour of the story behind his climb to stardom and the creative odyssey.
Guitar World Presents John Petrucci’s Wild Stringdom: In this book John Petrucci details the patterns and techniques that have made Dream Theater the most amazing and important guitar band of our generation. Includes over 130 music examples, transcribed solos, and techniques to help expand vocabulary, creativity, and chord knowledge.
John Petrucci Rock Discipline: provides instructional material, along with live G3 Tour Footage, backstage material with John, hilarious bloopers, the interactive feature of John’s Ernie Ball Guitar, a Dream Theater discography, DVD-ROM features, lots more.
Steve Vai’s Guitar Workout: Vai’s intensive guitar regimen has been the Holy Grail for serious players. Here is the lesson that shaped a generation of guitarists.
Steve Vai – Passion & Warfare: From one of the world’s truly great guitarists, this book is a matching folio to his acclaimed solo album – all edited by Steve himself!
Complete Color Coded Flash Cards for All Beginning Music Students: includes all notes, symbols and terms needed for the first two years of study on any musical instrument. Cards are color-coded by category and are numbered on the back.
Guitar Fretboard Workbook: it covers essential concepts for players of every level, acoustic or electric. A hands-on guide to theory, it will help you learn to build any scale or chord on your own and unleash creativity.
Fretboard Theory: teaches music theory for guitar including scales, chords, progressions, modes and more. Hands-on approach to theory gives you total command of the fretboard by visualizing shapes, patterns and how they connect.
The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: This simple-to-use, exceptionally complete reference work with over 10,000 new entries–over 60,000 in all, sight, vowel, consonant, and one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes.
Hal Leonard Guitar Method, Complete Edition: Books & CD’s 1, 2 and 3 is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and reflects some of the best teaching ideas from around the world.
Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns: great musicians and composers of all genres – from Arnold Schoenberg to John Coltrane – have sworn by this legendary volume and its comprehensive vocabulary of melodic patterns for composition and improvisation.
Music Printed Publisher
Hal Leonard: The world’s largest Music Print publisher.
Surefire Sales Closing Techniques: Now you can close 75% of your Music deals.
Think and Grow Rich: Think and grow rich is one of the most important Entrepreneurial books ever written.